My take is that Apple sees the laptop and desktop markets as legacy. Sure, I still use desktops and laptops, but a lot of people don't. And just as a decade ago I never saw myself doing so much as I do on a phone, I think that in another decade we'll look at the old form factors as, well, old. … [Read more...] about Will you be buying an Arm CPU Mac?
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Charles Barkley/GodzillaCall it the ultimate pick-up game. Way back in the far-flung year of 1993, Dark Horse published a cartoon account of the supreme sports rivalry of the day. Beginning life as a Nike commercial, as all great comic books do, Godzilla vs. Charles Barkley tells the tale of Sir Charles taking on the atomic super lizard with the fate of California and Tokyo hanging in the balance. And, really, there's not much else to be said about this, perhaps the ultimate example of unlikely comic book crossovers. … [Read more...] about The most unlikely comic book crossovers ever
New Delhi : Walmart-owned Flipkart on Wednesday announced the launch of social commerce on its 2GUD platform. Consumers on 2GUD's social commerce platform will be exposed to a feed of videos made by a hand-picked influencer network across various topics and categories, according to a statement. These influencers will curate their favourite products as part of their collection in the virtual store, allowing consumers to witness their styling journeys across categories, it added. It will also allow consumers to shop the products that are part of the video, without moving away from the video interface, leading to a seamless, natural and content-to-commerce experience, it said. "We want the next 200 million customers to be able to experience social commerce comfortably and build their trust on 2GUD as they come on to the platform for an engaging shopping experience. These consumers quite often face trust and style deficits," Chanakya Gupta, head of 2GUD at Flipkart, said. Influencers are … [Read more...] about Flipkart’s 2GUD make foray into social commerce
Walken was a very specific choice because I wanted someone who never had to threaten the boys in a real way but you felt like if they ever got caught, you want to have the person that would find that out before someone that you think would kill you. I remember I had a list of five people, it was like Gene Hackman and Tommy Lee Jones, people that you’d be like, “If that was my girlfriend’s father, I’d be sh–ing a brick.” And Walken was one of the names on the list. I went after him first and I was just shocked we got him. … [Read more...] about ‘Wedding Crashers’ at 15: The Secrets Behind the Hit Comedy Starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson
In 2012, Blog del Narco recorded an average of 25 million monthly hits and was ranked among the 100 most-visited websites in Mexico by Alexa's search rankings, and in the top 4000 for the world. In the process, our workload tripled, as did the danger. We hope to be alive long enough to hold this book in our hands. It's very hard to write that we may have been killed by the time you read this. Our voices are shaking as we talk about it. But it's our reality. And we'd prefer to end our lives this way rather than live with the knowledge that we didn't do anything at all for our country. … [Read more...] about Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside the Mexican Drug War – excerpt